Spring/Summer 2019 - Girl Scouts of Eastern Pennsylvania

Spring/Summer 2019 - Girl Scouts of Eastern Pennsylvania

GSEP a publication of the Girl Scouts of Eastern Pennsylvania Spring/Summer 2019 Program Guide

Spring/Summer 2019 - Girl Scouts of Eastern Pennsylvania

Daisies/Grades K–1 5 Celebrate Spring 5 Flower Fun 6 Daisy Space Explorer 6 Spring Fling 6 Thin Mint Sprint 8 Family Camp 8 Get Outdoors Skills Challenge Day 8 Family Camp 8 Tough Cookie Adventure Race 10 Sketch Bot 10 Creature Feature 12 Fitness Frenzy! 14 Daisy Blast-Off 14 Talking for Two 17 Between Earth and Sky 17 Eco Learner 18 Rolling Ramblers 18 Space Science Explorer 19 Nature is Neat 20 Outdoor Art Maker 21 Off to the Races 21 S.P.C.yAy! 22 Girl Scout History Comes Alive! 22 Tula Petal Yoga 23 Art Around the World 25 Nature Artists 27 Innovate & Imagine 28 Ice Cream Social Overnight 29 Daisy Mechanical Engineers 29 Native Bees & You! Brownies/Grades 2–3 5 Nature Friends 5 Celebrate Spring 6 Spring Fling 6 Thin Mint Sprint 6 Bike Philly Sampler Adventure 7 GSEP Journey Day: Wonders of Water 8 Camp Sampler 8 Family Camp 8 Summer Celebration 8 Get Outdoors Skills Challenge Day 8 My Little Pony Day 8 Family Camp 8 Tough Cookie Adventure Race 10 911, What’s Your Emergency? 10 Creature Feature 11 Brownie Engineers: Race Car Challenge 11 Maple Sugaring 11 Prepare to Launch 11 What’s the Big Idea? 12 Maple Sugaring 12 Fitness Frenzy! 13 Super Snacks 13 Let’s Get Playing 13 Space Science Adventurer 14 Brownie Blast-Off 14 Talking for Two 14 Trekkin’ in Nature 18 On Your Toes 18 Fit Fun 19 Space Science Adventurer 20 Brownie Eco Friends 21 S.P.C.yAy!

  • 22 Girl Scout History Comes Alive! 22 Bugs, Bugs, Bugs! 22 My Best Self 25 Pong Under the Sea 25 Think Like an Engineer Journey-Brownies 25 The Best You Can Be 26 Clay Creations 26 Plant a Yoga Garden! 26 Brownie Nature Investigation 27 Terrific Twirlers 28 Ice Cream Social Overnight 28 Sensational Senses 29 Bodacious Bugs 29 Real-World Problem Solvers Juniors/Grades 4–5 5 GSEP Journey Weekend: Junior Outdoor Journey and Tubing Trip 5 Girl Scout Strong 5 Celebrate Spring 6 We Put the Art in STEAM! 6 Let’s Go Camping 6 Thin Mint Sprint 6 Bike Philly Sampler Adventure 7 Mosey Wood Work Weekend 7 Wood Haven Work Weekend 7 Troop Team Challenge 8 Family Camp 8 Summer Celebration 8 Get Outdoors Skills Challenge Day 8 Boots and Saddles 8 Family Camp 8 Tough Cookie Adventure Race 10 Space Investigators Overnight 10 What’s Your Story? 10 Water Safety 101 10 Creature Feature 11 What’s the Big Idea? 12 Maple Sugaring 12 Junior International World Centers’ Tour 12 Agents of Change 12 Maple Sugaring 12 Robot Intelligence 13 DIY Scientists 14 Shake it Out! 14 Talking for Two 15 Engineering is for Girls-Juniors 15 On Your Own Path 17 Junior Business Owner 17 Animal Habitats 18 DIY Junior Jewelers 18 Back to the Drawing Board 19 Amazing Animal Habitats 19 Vidcode Coders 19 Choose Your Own Sewing Adventure 20 Junior Blast-Off 20 History in the Making 20 Outdoor Eco-Girls 20 Social Butterfly 21 Engineer It! 21 S.P.C.yAy! 22 Girl Scout History Comes Alive! 22 Climbers Ready 22 Colonial Days 22 How Does Your Garden Grow? 23 Staying Fit 23 The Magic Behind the Makeup 23 Author Activist - Making a Difference Program Listings by Grade Level program guide | index 2 gsep.org
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25 Celebrate YOU! 26 Think like an Engineer Journey-Juniors 26 Healthy Meals 26 Playing the Past: A Poetry of Action at the Mill at Anselma 27 Junior Engineer Overnight 27 Birds of a Feather Hike 28 Ice Cream Social Overnight 28 Flowers are Fantastic 28 Geocaching 29 Perfect Practice Play 29 Junior Mechanical Engineers 29 DIY Jewelry 29 Playing the Past Overnight 29 Real-World Problem Solvers Cadettes/Grades 6–8 5 Girl Scout Strong 5 Spring Fling Program Aide 5 The Great Archery Adventure 6 Thin Mint Sprint 6 Caving Experience 7 Mosey Wood Work Weekend 7 Wood Haven Work Weekend 7 Real Rocks Rock 7 Real Rocks Rock 7 Troop Team Challenge 7 Cadette Corps 7 Canoeing 8 Family Camp 8 Summer Celebration 8 Get Outdoors Skills Challenge Day 8 Boots and Saddles 8 Family Camp 8 Tough Cookie Adventure Race 10 Art Book Adventures 10 Water Safety 101 12 “Real” MEdia 12 STEM G.I.R.L.s 12 Comics and Cartooning 12 Maple Sugaring 13 Think Like an Engineer Overnight-Cadettes 14 Shake it Out! 14 Camp N’ Climb 14 Life is aMaze! 14 Speak Up, Stand Out 15 Kick Flip 15 Engineering is for Girls-Cadettes 17 Eco-Trekker 18 Tall, Tall Trees 18 Historic Philly Bike Tour 19 Vidcode Coders 19 Choose Your Own Sewing Adventure 19 Robotics Frenzy Overnight 19 Cadette Engineers 20 Climb On 22 Girl Scout History Comes Alive! 22 Climbers Ready 23 Science of Happiness 23 Financing Your Dreams 23 The Stressed-Less Student 23 Explore the Magic of Motion 23 Eco-Expedition!

  • 25 Jewelry Making 101 25 Celebrate YOU! 26 Laugh Out Loud 26 Climb On 29 Bike and Boat 29 DIY Jewelry Seniors/Grades 9–10 5 Girl Scout Strong 5 Spring Fling Program Aide 6 Thin Mint Sprint 6 Caving Experience 7 Mosey Wood Work Weekend 7 Wood Haven Work Weekend 7 Real Rocks Rock 7 Real Rocks Rock 7 Canoeing 8 Family Camp 8 Summer Celebration 8 Get Outdoors Skills Challenge Day 8 Family Camp 8 Tough Cookie Adventure Race 10 Mission: Sisterhood 10 Water Safety 101 10 Life of a Mountain Hawk 11 Mastering the Art of Self-Defense 14 Camp N’ Climb 14 Mind, Body, and Yoga! 15 Kick Flip 17 STEM Spotlight Podcast 18 Historic Philly Bike Tour 19 Girltopia 20 Villanova Campus Tour 20 Climb On 20 West Chester University Tour 21 College Tour: Lehigh Valley 21 College Tour: Berks County 22 College Tour: Philadelphia 22 Girl Scout History Comes Alive! 22 Climbers Ready 22 College Tour: Main Line 23 Senior First Aiders 23 Explore the Magic of Motion 25 Jewelry Making 101 26 Graffiti Fiber Art 26 Climb On 27 Spring Into Art 28 AAA Girl Scouts Auto Learn 28 Citizen Science Experts 29 Bike and Boat Ambassadors/Grades 11-12 5 Spring Fling Program Aide 6 Thin Mint Sprint 6 Caving Experience 7 Mosey Wood Work Weekend 7 Wood Haven Work Weekend 7 Real Rocks Rock 7 Real Rocks Rock 7 Canoeing 8 Family Camp 8 Summer Celebration 8 Get Outdoors Skills Challenge Day 8 Family Camp 8 Tough Cookie Adventure Race 10 Mission: Sisterhood 10 Water Safety 101 10 Life of a Mountain Hawk 11 Mastering the Art of Self-Defense 14 Camp N’ Climb 14 Mind, Body, and Yoga! 15 Kick Flip 17 STEM Spotlight Podcast 18 Extreme First Aid 18 Historic Philly Bike Tour 19 Girltopia 20 Villanova Campus Tour 20 Climb On 20 West Chester University Tour 21 College Tour: Lehigh Valley 21 College Tour: Berks County 21 Water Ambassadors 22 College Tour: Philadelphia 22 Girl Scout History Comes Alive! 22 Climbers Ready 22 College Tour: Main Line 23 Explore the Magic of Motion 25 Jewelry Making 101 26 Climb On 28 AAA Girl Scouts Auto Learn 28 Citizen Science Experts 29 Bike and Boat program guide | index gsep.org
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Daisy Space Science Explorer badge Daisy Space Explorer SATURDAY, APRIL 6 Camp Mountain House Model Car Design Challenge badge Rolling Ramblers SATURDAY, APRIL 6 Engineering for Kids (Murphy Rec Center) Think Like an Engineer Journey award Off to the Races SATURDAY, APRIL 20 Lehigh University Innovate & Imagine SATURDAY, MAY 11 Please Touch Museum Brownie Eco Friend badge Nature Friends FRIDAY, MARCH 1‑ SUNDAY, MARCH 3 Camp Shelly Ridge Space Science Adventurer badge Brownie Blast-Off SATURDAY, MARCH 23 Mad Science (Fitzpatrick Rec Center) Think Like an Engineer Journey award Real-World Problem Solvers SATURDAY, JUNE 8 National Museum of Industrial History Race Car Design Challenge badge Brownie Engineers: Race Car Challenge FRIDAY, MARCH 8 Snapology @ Alvernia University Fling Flyer Design Challenge badge Prepare to Launch SATURDAY, MARCH 9 Engineering for Kids (Murphy Rec Center) Junior Outdoor Journey GSEP Journey Weekend: Junior Outdoor Journey and Tubing Trip FRIDAY, MARCH 1‑ SUNDAY,MARCH 3 Camp Mosey Wood Horseback Riding badge Boots and Saddles FRIDAY, JUNE 14‑ SUNDAY, JUNE 16 Camp Wood Haven Space Science Investigator badge Space Investigators Overnight FRIDAY, MARCH 1‑ SATURDAY, MARCH 2 Reading Public Museum Mechanical Engineering Junior Engineer Overnight FRIDAY, MAY 17‑ SATURDAY, MAY 18 Reading Public Museum Eco Camper Let’s Go Camping FRIDAY, APRIL 13‑ SUNDAY, APRIL 15 Camp Shelly Ridge Cadette Archery badge The Great Archery Adventure FRIDAY, APRIL 5‑SUNDAY, APRIL 7 Camp Mosey Wood Eco Trekker badge Cadette Corps SATURDAY, MAY 18 Valley Forge National Park Robotics badges Robotics Frenzy Overnight FRIDAY, APRIL 12‑ SATURDAY, APRIL 13 Reading Public Museum Think Like an Engineer Cadette Engineers SATURDAY, APRIL 13 Drexel University Senior/Ambassador College Knowledge badge Life of a Mountain Hawk SUNDAY, MARCH 3 Lehigh University Outdoor Art Expert Spring Into Art SATURDAY, MAY 18 Art Partners Studio My Promise, My Faith award Girl Scout Strong SUNDAY, MARCH 10 Camp Valley Forge Water badge Water Ambassadors THURSDAY, APRIL 25 Alvernia University Collage Artist Graffiti Fiber Art SUNDAY, MAY 5 The Handwork Studio see what ’s blooming this spring! Check out a sample of our brand-new programs where you can complete badge or Journey steps, then look for the program listing for more details!

Register for programs and you’ll be one step closer to filling your Girl Scout vest! program guide | journeys

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program guide | GSEP-Led Programs icon guide GSEP Signature Event Core Camping Adventure Arts & Culture Environmental Health & Wellness Leadership STEM Water GSEP Journey Weekend: Junior Outdoor Journey and Tubing Trip FRIDAY, MARCH 1, 7PM – SUNDAY, MARCH 3, 10AM Camp Mosey Wood, Lake Harmony Grades: 4-5 Cost: $80/girl $60/adult Come to camp and deepen your outdoor skills as you explore the world around you and earn all three of your Outdoor Journey badges! Take a hike to learn about wildlife, make a snack by the campfire, build an animal house, and have fun with Leave No Trace principles.

Plan a Take Action project to complete once you return home and then escape to Big Boulder for three hours of tubing in the evening. All troops must meet girl-adult ratios for their group. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. All adults must have a satisfactory background check on file to participate in the program. *Includes Friday snack, all meals Saturday, Sunday breakfast, housing in heated cabins, Animal Habitats, Camper and Eco Camper badges, and three-hour tubing pass at Big Boulder. Nature Friends FRIDAY, MARCH 1, 7PM - SUNDAY, MARCH 3, 11AM Camp Shelly Ridge, Miquon Grades: 2-3 Cost: $65/girl $45/adult Learn to love nature as you take a hike, search for animals and explore animal habitats.

Discover how to safely build, cook over, and put out a fire. Discover ways to protect the outdoors while enjoying traditional camp activities. All troops must meet girl-adult ratios for their group. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. All adults must have a satisfactory background check on file to participate in the program. *Includes accommodations in buildings, all meals, snacks, and Eco Friend badge. Girl Scout Strong SUNDAY, MARCH 10, 1-3PM Camp Valley Forge, Valley Forge Grades: 4-10 Cost: $12/girl Join your sister Girl Scouts to kick off Girl Scout week with a spiritual celebration showcasing the beliefs that make you unique.

Participate in hands-on activities, meet women from different faith communities, and explore how your own faith and the Girl Scout Law connect. All troops must meet girl-adult ratios for their group. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. *Includes the My Promise, My Faith award. Celebrate Spring FRIDAY, MARCH 15, 7PM - SUNDAY, MARCH 17, 10AM Camp Mosey Wood, Lake Harmony Grades: K-5 Cost: $60/girl $40/adult Celebrate spring as you set off on a camping adventure at Camp Mosey Wood! Take to the trails for some hiking, have fun with games, and get creative as you make works of art inspired by nature.

And don’t forget to spend time with your new cabin mates! All troops must meet girl-adult ratios for their group. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. All adults must have a satisfactory background check on file to participate in the program. *Includes Buddy Camper badge for Daisies, Cabin Camper badge for Brownies, and Camper badge for Juniors. Great supplemental weekend for Outdoor Art badges. Includes activities during the day on Saturday, accommodations and all meals served in the Dining Hall (Friday snackSunday breakfast).

Flower Fun SATURDAY, MARCH 16, 10AM-12PM Camp Mountain House, Allentown Grades: K-1 Cost: $11/girl Daisies, come to camp and celebrate the beginning of spring! Dig into the life cycle of a plant and dissect a seed to see how something so tiny grows into a flower, vegetable, or tree. Explore the things that flowers and other plants need to grow big and strong! You’ll even plant a flower seed in your own decorated pot and take it home to create a window sill garden. *Great supplemental activity for Welcome to the Daisy Flower Garden Journey. Spring Fling Program Aide SUNDAY, MARCH 24, 1-3PM Camp Laughing Waters, Gilbertsville Grades: 6-12 Cost: $10/girl Calling all G.I.R.Leaders! Plan and lead an exciting spring adventure for younger Girl Scouts.

Use your creativity and imagination to lead Daisy and Brownie Girl Scouts to earn their Outdoor Art Maker and Outdoor Art Creator badges. Girls will earn service to Girl Scouting hours, and complete the GSEP Program Aide training course. Must be available to lead on April 7th, from 12-4:30pm. All adults will be assigned a specific task during the program. All troops must meet girladult ratios for their group. Individual girls are welcome.

The Great Archery Adventure FRIDAY, APRIL 5, 7PM - SUNDAY, APRIL 7, 10AM Camp Mosey Wood, Lake Harmony Grades: 6-8 Cost: $80/girl $40/adult It is all about archery this weekend! Learn about the parts of the bow and arrow, safety equipment, warm-up techniques, and how to shoot both a recurve and compound bow. You will even be able to come up with your own archery challenge! Then tackle the tower and zoom across the lake on the dueling zip lines. *Includes Archery badge, activities during the day on Saturday, accommodations and all meals served in the Dining Hall (Friday snack-Sunday breakfast).

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program guide | GSEP-Led Programs Look out for GSEP’s Signature Events, which appear with this icon. You won’t want to miss out on these! Daisy Space Explorer SATURDAY, APRIL 6, 10AM-12PM Camp Mountain House, Allentown Grades: K-1 Cost: $14/girl Blast off to Camp Mountain House and learn all about the sun, moon, and the stars! Play games, make crafts, and leave camp with lots of facts about the solar system, constellations, and the galaxy. All troops must meet girl-adult ratios for their group. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult.

Includes Space Science Explorer badge.

We Put the Art in STEAM! SATURDAY, APRIL 6, 1-4PM Camp Mountain House, Allentown Grades: 4-5 Cost: $12/girl The worlds of art and STEM collide at camp! Let your curiosity and creativity run wild as you learn the basic principles of science, technology, engineering, and math all through fun, hands-on art projects. All troops must meet girl-adult ratios for their group. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. Spring Fling SUNDAY, APRIL 7, 1-4PM Camp Laughing Waters, Gilbertsville Grades: K-3 Cost: $15/girl $5/adult Leap into spring with energy! With older Girl Scouts as your guides, create beautiful art in nature traveling around camp to five different stations of fun! Take a nature sensory hike, create music with nature, and even make some art you can take home with you.

All activities will be planned and led by other Girl Scouts. All troops must meet girl-adult ratios for their group. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. Are you an older girl interested in helping plan and lead Spring Fling? Attend Spring Fling Program Aide on March 24 to take a leadership role at Spring Fling. *Includes snack, Outdoor Art Maker badge for Daisies, and Outdoor Art Creator badge for Brownies.

Let’s Go Camping FRIDAY, APRIL 12, 7PM - SUNDAY, APRIL 14, 11AM Camp Shelly Ridge, Miquon Grades: 4-5 Cost: $65/girl $45/adult Put on your hiking boots and hit the trail. Observe the nature around you. Discover how to safely make a fire and cook outdoors. Explore ways to protect the environment while enjoying other camp activities. All troops must meet girl-adult ratios for their group. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. All adults must have a satisfactory background check on file to participate in the program. *Includes accommodations in buildings, all meals, snacks and Eco Camper badge.

Thin Mint Sprint SATURDAY, APRIL 13, 9AM Forbidden Drive 200 W. Northwest Avenue, Philadelphia Grades: All Ages Cost: $30/person Set your sights on the finish line in the third and final race of the Trefoil Fitness Challenge. The Thin Mint Sprint will take place along Forbidden Drive in Fairmount Park. Get ready for this course, which is ideal for running, by gathering your sister Girl Scouts and running enthusiasts to show the community your inner G.I.R.L. (go-getter, innovator, risk-taker, leader). *Includes T-shirt and event patch. Register at gsepthinmintsprint2019.eventbrite.com. Caving Experience SUNDAY, APRIL 14, 11AM-5:30PM Sheetz 8000 Olde Scotland Road, Shippensburg Grades: 6-12 Cost: $35/girl $30/adult Come explore a natural cave! Learn how to safely move through a cave as you explore the depths of one of nature’s finest wonders alongside a speleological expert.

All participants should be within the allowable height-weight ratio. Check the Program/Event Registration for the chart. Please bring a bagged lunch and water. The group will travel to a pizza shop for dinner after the program. All troops must meet girl-adult ratios for their group. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult.

  • Bike Philly Sampler Adventure SATURDAY, APRIL 20, 27, MAY 4 AND 11, 10AM–12PM Wissahickon Park, Manayunk Tow Path, Belmont Plateau, Philadelphia Grades: 2-5 Cost: $100/girl Bike Philly Sampler invites girls to explore the best of Philly’s bike paths on two wheels. For four weeks in April and May, meet up with like-wheeled Girl Scouts for two hours of 6 gsep.org
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program guide | GSEP-Led Programs adventure. Each Saturday, you’ll start off with some team-building plus basic bike safety & maintenance skills, before heading off on a ride.

Each week will feature a new trail! If you’re confident on two wheels and ready for some cool flat trails, these rides will be perfect for you! Bonus: each location offers opportunities for extra challenges as girls demonstrate readiness for more risk-taking. Girls must attend ALL sessions and bring their own bike and helmet to ride, as well as a water bottle. This is a girl-only program. *Includes Bike Philly patch and t-shirt. Non-members can register online at gsepbikephillysampler2019.eventbrite. com for an additional $30, which includes annual GS membership.

If you are an adult interested in serving as a program volunteer, please email Memberservices@gsep.org with the subject line: Bike Philly Volunteer. GSEP Journey Day: Wonders of Water SATURDAY, APRIL 20, 1-4PM Camp Valley Forge, Valley Forge Grades: 2-3 Cost: $10/girl April showers bring...water-loving Brownies! Spend time at camp learning all about the wonders of water. Share your love of water while exploring ways to conserve this important resource. Flow through the water cycle, play with raindrops, and make a water conservation promise. All troops must meet girl-adult ratios for their group.

Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult.*Completes the LOVE Water and SAVE Water Awards from the Wonders of Water Journey. Mosey Wood Work Weekend FRIDAY, APRIL 26, 5PM - SUNDAY, APRIL 28, 10AM Camp Mosey Wood, Lake Harmony Grades: 4-12 Cost: $10/person Winter is over, and Camp Mosey Wood needs some help to prepare for camping season! If the weather is nice, you can be among the first tent campers of 2019. Set up, clean and stay in platform tent units. Help beautify camp by painting and helping with trail cleaning. Bring along a pair of work gloves and help make camp shine.

At the end of a hard day’s work, celebrate with a campfire on Saturday night. You’ll also have time to hike, play, and enjoy the natural beauty of Camp Mosey Wood. All troops must meet girl-adult ratios for their group. Individual girls in grades 4-5 must be accompanied by a registered adult. All adults must have a satisfactory background check on file to participate in the program. *Includes accommodations in platform tents and all food (Friday evening snack through Sunday breakfast). Wood Haven Work Weekend FRIDAY, APRIL 26, 7PM - SUNDAY, APRIL 28, 11AM Camp Wood Haven, Pine Grove Grades: 4-12 Cost: $10/person Winter is over, and Camp Wood Haven is gearing up to look great for the camp season! If the weather is nice, you can be among the first tent campers of 2019.

Set up, clean, and stay in the platform tents, Conestoga wagons, Adirondack shelters, or tree houses (lottery for accommodations). Help beautify camp by painting and helping with trail clearing. Bring a pair of work gloves and help make camp shine. At the end of a hard day’s work, celebrate with an all-camp party in the pavilion Saturday night. You’ll have time to explore camp too, by hiking, playing Gaga, and enjoying the natural beauty of Wood Haven. All troops must meet girl-adult ratios for their group. Individual girls in grades 4-5 must be accompanied by a registered adult. All adults must have a satisfactory background check on file to participate in the program.

Includes accommodations and all food.

Real Rocks Rock SUNDAY, MAY 5, 9AM-12PM Ralph Stover State Park 150 Tory Road, Pipersville Grades: 6-12 Cost: $20/girl Time to take on the real rocks! Join GSEP belayers and improve your climbing skills and confidence as you scale the high rocks area at Ralph Stover State Park. Let out your inner risk-taker as you climb and rappel with your sister Girl Scouts cheering you on. Please bring water and a snack. All troops must meet girl-adult ratios for their group. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. Real Rocks Rock SUNDAY, MAY 5, 1-4PM Ralph Stover State Park 150 Tory Road, Pipersville Grades: 6-12 Cost: $20/girl Time to take on the real rocks! Join GSEP belayers and improve your climbing skills and confidence as you scale the high rocks area at Ralph Stover State Park.

Let out your inner risk-taker as you climb and rappel with your sister Girl Scouts cheering you on. Please bring water and a snack. All troops must meet girl-adult ratios for their group. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. Troop Team Challenge SATURDAY, MAY 11, 9AM-12PM Camp Valley Forge, Valley Forge Grades: 4-8 Cost: $12/girl School is almost over, and summer is on its way! Your troop has spent the year doing amazing things, and now it’s time for an epic troop challenge. Team up with your sister Girl Scouts to tackle team-building activities and the low-ropes challenge course, complete archery tests and create a troop mural to capture the experience.

This is a troop only program. All troops must meet girl-adult ratio for their group. *Includes Archery badge for Cadettes.

  • Cadette Corps SATURDAY, MAY 18, 9AM-12PM Valley Forge National Park 1400 North Outer Line Drive, King of Prussia Grades: 6-8 Cost: $5/person Calling all Cadettes! It’s time to discover nature as we team up with the Valley Forge National Park Crayfish Corps. Spend the morning splashing around Valley Creek while learning about native and invasive species right here in our backyard. Meet park rangers and learn how humans impact the environment and ways we can protect nature for future generations. After the program, feel free to enjoy the rest of the day exploring Valley Forge National Park. Please wear closed-toe shoes and clothes you won’t mind getting wet. All troops must meet girl-adult ratios for their group. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. *Complete steps 2 & 4 of the Eco Trekker badge and earn 3 hours toward your Girl Scout Ranger certificate. Canoeing SUNDAY, MAY 19, 10AM-4PM Northbrook Canoe Company 1810 Beagle Road, West Chester Grades: 6-12 Cost: $50/girl $40/girl Spend your day canoeing down the scenic Brandywine River. You’ll paddle on a four-hour adventure down river allowing extra time to gsep.org
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program guide | GSEP-Led Programs relax, eat a picnic lunch on the river, and spend quality time with your sister Girl Scouts. Please bring your own bagged lunch and water. All troops must meet girl-adult ratios for their group. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. Lifeguards will be provided. Camp Sampler SUNDAY, MAY 19, 9AM-12PM Camp Mountain House, Allentown Grades: 2-3 Cost: $13/girl A morning filled with camp fun awaits you at Mountain House! Meet new friends as you practice your aim during soft archery, get colorful with tie-dye, learn new camp songs, and get into an intense game of Gaga.

It’s the perfect sample of summer! All troops must meet girl-adult ratios for their group. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. *Completes steps 1-3 of Making Friends badge.

Family Camp FRIDAY, MAY 24, 5PM - MONDAY, MAY 27, 10AM Camp Mosey Wood, Lake Harmony Grades: All Ages Cost: $95/person (Children under 2 free) Enjoy a weekend of fun and relaxation for you and your entire family, while celebrating Mosey Wood’s 80th anniversary!! Parents, sisters, brothers, grandparents, and other relatives are all invited to Camp Mosey Wood to participate in organized activities, such as swimming, boating, hiking, games, and crafts. Attendees can also enjoy other activities independently. Activity specialists will be on hand to guide you through archery (2nd grade and above) and the high-ropes challenge course (6th grade and above), with lifeguards overseeing swimming and boating.

Adults must supervise children during the event; one adult must register for every three children. *lncludes accommodations and all meals served in the Dining Hall. Register at gsepfamilycamp2019.eventbrite.com Summer Celebration FRIDAY, MAY 24, 7PM - SUNDAY, MAY 26, 11AM Camp Wood Haven, Pine Grove Grades: 2-12 Cost: $70/girl $50/adult Kick off a great summer at our summer celebration! Enjoy hiking, crafts, sports, sing-a-longs, and swimming if the weather’s nice! Brownies and Juniors can take aim with archery, while Cadettes, Seniors, and Ambassadors can reach for footholds on the climbing wall.

On Saturday night, celebrate summer with a party in the pavilion. Sleep in platform tents, Conestoga wagons, Adirondack shelters, or tree houses (lottery for sleeping arrangements) after a full day of fun. All troops must meet girl-adult ratios for their group. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. All adults must have a satisfactory background check on file to participate in the program. *Includes all activities, accommodations, meals and event patch.

  • Get Outdoors Skills Challenge Day SATURDAY, JUNE 8, 10AM-4PM Camp Mosey Wood, Lake Harmony Grades: K-12 Cost: $25/girl $5/adult Get ready for the ultimate outdoor challenge! It’s time to showcase the outdoor skills you learned through the 2nd annual Get Outdoors monthly challenges. Join girls from across the council as you compete in eight outdoor challenges to test your skills. At the end of the day, cheer on your new friends as the top competitors in each age level are recognized with awards. All troops must meet girl-adult ratios for their group. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. *Includes lunch and event patch. Looking for the full camp experience? Stay at camp the night before! Space is limited, so register early for the Get Outdoors Skills Challenge Day Overnight. *Breakfast included. Boots and Saddles FRIDAY,JUNE14,7PM-SUNDAY,JUNE16,11AM Camp Wood Haven, Pine Grove Grades: 4-8 Cost: $80/girl $40/adult Start out your summer getting up close with some of our four-legged friends. Spend time at the barn and learn about caring for horses. Play horse games and take a ride. When you aren’t hanging out with the horses, learn all about our alpacas. You’ll even enjoy some splashing and laughter in the pool before making s’mores and singing around an evening campfire. No prior riding experience necessary; just a desire to have fun. Riding and swimming activities will take place weather permitting. All troops must meet girl-adult ratios for their group. Individual girls (6th grade and above) may attend without an adult. All adults must have a satisfactory background check on file to participate in the program. *Includes accommodations in platform tents, all meals and snacks served in the dining hall and Horseback Riding badge for Juniors. My Little Pony Day SUNDAY, JUNE 16, 1-4PM Camp Wood Haven, Pine Grove Grades: 2-3 Cost: $30/girl Come to camp for an afternoon of fun with the horses! Play pony games, create a pony art project, and go for a ride. This is an introduction to horses; no previous riding experience is necessary. All troops must meet girl-adult ratios for their group. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. All riding activities will take place weather permitting. *Includes snack and Horse Fun patch. Family Camp FRIDAY, AUGUST 30, 5PM - MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 2, 10AM Camp Mosey Wood, Lake Harmony Grades: All Ages Cost: $95/person (Children Under 2 free) Enjoy a weekend of fun and relaxation for you and your entire family! Parents, sisters, brothers, grandparents, and other relatives are all invited to Camp Mosey Wood to participate in organized activities, such as swimming, boating, hiking, games, and crafts. Attendees can also enjoy other activities independently. Activity specialists will be on hand to guide you through archery (2nd grade and above) and the high-ropes challenge course (6th grade and above), with lifeguards overseeing swimming and boating. Adults must supervise children during the event; one adult must register for every three children. *lncludes accommodations and all meals served in the Dining Hall. Register at gsepfamilycamp2019.eventbrite.com Tough Cookie Adventure Race SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 7, 10AM RACE START Camp Laughing Waters, Gilbertsville Grade: All Ages Cost: $30/person through August 2 $40/person through August 31 Come to the 3rd annual Tough Cookie Adventure Race! Grab your parents and siblings, too! With your team of two to four 8 gsep.org
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people, run, bike, and use a map to navigate your way from point to point during this twohour orienteering race. While traveling point to point, seek out adventure challenges to gain more points. You may get wet or muddy, but you’re guaranteed to have fun. Afterward, Enjoy a picnic lunch (self-provided). Spend the day at camp from 1- 4p.m. for a Camp Fun Day! Try your hand at archery (2nd grade and up), disc golf, gaga, and volleyball, or rock climbing (4th grade and up). Note: An adult must be registered and participate with the team when the team members are 12 and under. Register at gseptoughcookieadventurerace2019.

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Looking for the full camp experience? Stay at camp the night before! Space is limited so register early. Family Tents*: $40/ tent for 4 people Troop Tents*: $80/ 2 tents 4 girls and 4 adults Cabin*: $100/ cabin for 1 family or troop unit up to ten people *Adult must be present for overnight camping.

Space Investigators Overnight FRIDAY, MARCH 1, 6PM – SATURDAY, MARCH 2, 8AM Reading Public Museum 500 Museum Road, Reading Grades: 4-5 Cost: $41/girl $15/adult Spend a night out of this world as you learn all about the solar system during a visit to the Neag Planetarium.

Create your own space rover and light up constellations. Plus, get exclusive after-hours access to the blockbuster exhibit, Astronaut.. All troops must meet girl-adult ratios for their group. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. All adults must have a satisfactory background check on file to participate in the program. One adult per group must have Indoor Overnight Skills training. *Includes Space Science Investigator badge.

Art Book Adventures SATURDAY, MARCH 2, 9AM-12PM Art Partners Studio 545 E. Lincoln Highway, Coatesville Grades: 6-8 Cost: $25/girl There’s always a discovery in store when you pick up a book. How about when you create one? Learn about bookbinding, experiment with different art media, and share your stories and ideas. You will even leave with your own unique art book! All troops must meet girl-adult ratios for their group. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. *Includes Book Artist badge. 911, What’s Your Emergency? SATURDAY, MARCH 2, 9:15AM-12:15PM Paoli Hospital 255 W.

Lancaster Avenue, Paoli Grades: 2-3 Cost: $11/girl Do you know what to do in the event of a medical emergency? Do you want to learn how to take care of the common types of injuries? Join us as we explore first aid and how to administer it. Create your own first aid kit, talk to members of the hospital medical team, meet Emergency Medical Service First Responders, and practice your new skills. All troops must meet girl-adult ratios for their group. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. *Includes Brownie First Aid badge.

Sketch Bot SATURDAY, MARCH 2, 10AM-12PM Engineering for Kids @ Camp Shelly Ridge, Miquon Grades: K-1 Cost: $34/girl What’s inside a robot? How do they work? Get the opportunity to develop a simple circuit to power your own invention and create a drawing robot! Explore how to direct your robot and understand the importance of switches in electrical designs. All troops must meet girl-adult ratios for their group. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. *Includes What Robots Do badge. Mission: Sisterhood SATURDAY, MARCH 2, 10:30AM-4:30PM Exeter Community Library 4565 Prestwick Drive, Reading Grades: 9-12 Cost: $37/girl Why do empowered women empower women? Why does it feel so good to band together and stand up for each other? Sisterhood means different things to different people.

Together with Kind Living Designs, explore how important being a part of a sisterhood is to your self-worth. Build up your self-esteem through individual and group activities. All troops must meet girl-adult ratios for their group. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. *Includes Mission: Sisterhood! Journey award set.

What’s Your Story? SATURDAY, MARCH 2, 1-4PM Art Partners Studio 545 E. Lincoln Highway, Coatesville Grades: 4-5 Cost: $25/girl Do you like to tell stories? Explore storytelling around the world and learn what makes a good story. Then, write something of your own using a variety of writing forms, such as poetry and short stories. All troops must meet girl-adult ratios for their group. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. *Includes Scribe badge. Water Safety 101 SUNDAY, MARCH 3, 9-11AM Kalahari Water Resorts & Conventions 250 Kalahari Boulevard, Pocono Manor Grades: 4-12 Cost: $42/girl $40/adult Team up with the staff at Kalahari Water Resort and dive into water safety! You’ll learn the basics of lifeguarding and how to identify distressed swimmers and medical emergencies.

Practice basic rescue techniques and learn how to recognize drowning victims. You’ll then take a tour behind the slides followed by fun at the waterpark! All troops must meet girl-adult ratios for their group. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. A waiver must be signed before arrival. *Includes a Kalahari patch and all-day admission to the waterpark.

Life of a Mountain Hawk SUNDAY, MARCH 3, 1-4PM Lehigh University 27 Memorial Drive, Bethlehem Grades: 9-12 Cost: $8/girl Join the sisters of Kappa Delta at Lehigh University to get a taste of college life! Start the day off by hearing from a panel of sisters as they talk about their involvement on campus and their majors. Listen as they share various opportunities Kappa Delta offers, such as scholarships and internships. Finally, finish the day with a tour of Lehigh’s campus. All troops must meet girl-adult ratios for their group. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult.

Includes College Knowledge badge.

  • Creature Feature SUNDAY, MARCH 3, 3-5:30PM The Handwork Studio 35 N. Narberth Avenue, Narberth Grades: K-5 Cost: $16/girl Design and create your own little creature and bring it to life. Start with a basic template and then let your creative juices flow by hand-stitching and embellishing to make your own one-of-a-kind stuffed creature. All troops must meet girl-adult ratios for their group. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. program guide | Partner-Led Programs Partner-Led Programs 10 gsep.org
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Brownie Engineers: Race Car Challenge FRIDAY, MARCH 8 6:30-8PM Snapology @ Alvernia University 400 St.

Bernardine Street, Reading Grades: 2-3 Cost: $18/girl Get ready, get set, go! Learn how to build a Lego brick car, and get ready to race! Explore and experiment with the physics of motion, momentum, friction and more as you work in teams to design and test your race cars. All troops must meet girl-adult ratios for their group. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. *Includes Race Car Design badge.

Maple Sugaring SATURDAY, MARCH 9, 10AM-12PM Wissahickon Environmental Center 300 W. Northwestern Avenue, Philadelphia Grades: 2-3 Cost: $8/girl Discover how and why trees produce sap. Then learn about the steps involved in harvesting it to make syrup and sugar. Learn how to tap a tree and boil sap until it develops into syrup. Explore tree Identification photosynthesis, weather and history. At the end of the day, receive a maple treat! All troops must meet girl-adult ratios for their group. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. Prepare to Launch SATURDAY, MARCH 9, 10AM-12:30PM Engineering for Kids @ Murphy Rec Center 300 Shunk Street, Philadelphia Grades: 2-3 Cost: $39/girl Get a firsthand look at the basic mechanics of flight by constructing paper airplanes and testing the different components that allow them to remain airborne.

Learn vocabulary early in the lesson that will play an important role throughout the day. By the end of the program, you will design your own air-driven rocket, along with the fins that stabilize the flight. All troops must meet girl-adult ratios for their group. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. *Includes Fling Flyer Design Challenge badge. What’s the Big Idea? SATURDAY, MARCH 9, 11AM-1PM National Museum of Industrial History 602 East 2nd Street, Bethlehem Grades: 2-5 Cost: $20/girl If you have BIG ideas, put on your inventor hat and join us at the National Museum of Industrial History! Discover what happens when we look at real-world problems, experiment with solutions, and get creative designing and building improvements to everyday life.

All troops must meet girl-adult ratios for their group. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. *Includes admission to the museum and Inventor badge for Brownies.

  • Mastering the Art of Self-Defense SATURDAY, MARCH 9, 1-3PM Master Taekwondo 4110 Butler Pike, Plymouth Meeting Grades: 9-12 Cost: $30/girl Hyah! Join Master Taekwondo and get equipped with the knowledge and techniques to protect yourself using the tools you already have! Learn how to punch, kick, and properly hold should a situation arise. End with a Q&A session with the instructor to learn even more about self-defense. All troops must meet girl-adult ratios for their group. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. program guide | Partner-Led Programs gsep.org
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Maple Sugaring SATURDAY, MARCH 9, 1-3PM Wissahickon Environmental Center 300 W. Northwestern Avenue, Philadelphia Grades: 4-5 Cost: $8/girl Discover how trees produce sap, then learn the steps involved in harvesting sap to make syrup and sugar. Learn how to tap a tree and boil sap into syrup. You’ll also explore tree Identification, photosynthesis, weather, and history. At the end of the program, receive a maple treat! All troops must meet girl-adult ratios for their group. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. “Real” MEdia SUNDAY, MARCH 10, 1-4PM AND SUNDAY, MARCH 17, 1-4 PM Delaware Valley University 700 E.

Butler Ave., Doylestown Grades: 6-8 Cost: $32/girl Join the staff of Girls Empowered as well as your sister Girl Scouts to take a closer look at how media portrays women. Explore the negative stereotypes about women in TV/ movies, music, and magazines. Participate in an interactive discussion to talk about how these stereotypes affect girls’ self-identity, self-esteem, and body image. On day two, create your own TV shows, music, and magazines that combat negative stereotypes of women by portraying “real” girls in a positive light. All troops must meet girl-adult ratios for their group. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult.

Includes snack and MEdia Journey Award.

STEM G.I.R.L.s SUNDAY, MARCH 10, 1-3PM West Chester University 110 W. Rosedale Avenue, West Chester Grades: 6-8 Cost: $5/girl Do you love science, experimenting, and technology? Join Kappa Delta in a day dedicated to exploring science! Engage in science experiments like ice cream making and coffee filter chromatology. Kappa Delta can’t wait to explore science with you! All troops must meet girl-adult ratios for their group. Individuals must be accompanied by a registered adult. *Completes Step 3 of Special Agent badge.

Junior International World Centers’ Tour SATURDAY, MARCH 16, 1-3PM Valley Forge Service Center Grades: 4-5 Cost: $10/girl $2/adult Are you ready for an international adventure? Learn about the World Centers through displays, songs, games, and more.

Enjoy hands-on activities such as making your own SWAP and decorate your very own passport! You’ll even participate in a World Pinning Ceremony and learn all about why Girl Scouts and Girl Guides around the world wear this pin. Leaders, please bring World Association pins for the girls in your troop. Girls should wear their vest/sash and bring non-perishable foods for a local food cupboard. All troops must meet girl-adult ratios for their group. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. *Includes snack and event patch. Agents of Change SATURDAY, MARCH 16, 10:30AM-4:30PM Boyertown Library 24 N.

Reading Avenue, Boyertown Grades: 4-5 Cost: $38/girl Discover your individual skills and talents, unleash the passions you have to create change, and get ready to be a leader. Together with Kind Living Designs, you will create your own leadership mission statement, learn how you can make a difference as a team as well as the amazing power YOU have to advocate for change in your community. All troops must meet girl-adult ratios for their group. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. *Includes Agent of Change Journey award set.

Comics and Cartooning SATURDAY, MARCH 16, 9AM-12PM Art Partners Studio 545 E. Lincoln Highway, Coatesville Grades: 6-8 Cost: $25/girl Explore a variety of comic styles, from newspaper funnies to graphic novels, as you learn how professional cartoonists storyboard their ideas and then bring them to life. Invent your own comic character and leave with an original cartoon. All troops must meet girl-adult ratios for their group. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. *Includes Comic Book Artist badge. Maple Sugaring SATURDAY,MARCH16,10-11:30AM Tyler Arboretum 515 Painter Road, Media Grades: 2-8 Cost: $14/girl From tree to table, find out how maple sap becomes maple syrup.

Learn how to identify a sugar maple, practice tapping a tree, explore the evaporation process, and taste the difference between freshly tapped sap and real maple syrup! Sturdy shoes are required. Feel free to stay after the program and explore the arboretum! All troops must meet girl-adult ratios for their group. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult.

Robot Intelligence SATURDAY, MARCH 16, 10AM-12:30PM Engineering for Kids @ Camp Shelly Ridge, Miquon Grades: 4-5 Cost: $39/girl Are robots really taking over the world? Join Engineering for Kids as you build your own robot and discover what it takes to transform a bunch of individual pieces into a fully functioning robot. Learn about programming and why it is so important to the entire robotics process. All troops must meet girladult ratios for their group. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. *Includes Programming Robots badge. Fitness Frenzy!

SATURDAY, MARCH 16, 10-11AM One Fit Body Leverington Church 6301 Ridge Avenue, Philadelphia Grades: K-3 Cost: $12/girl Exercise is great for your mind and body, but it can also be fun! Join One Fit Body and learn the basic techniques of yoga and Zumba.

Work side-by-side with the instructor to practice your new skills and learn how yoga and Zumba are used to keep stress levels down and heart rates up! You’ll leave feeling energized, with new dance moves to show your friends and family! All troops must meet girl-adult ratios for their group. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. *Completes steps 1 and 2 of Dancer badge for Brownies.

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program guide | Partner-Led Programs Super Snacks SATURDAY, MARCH 16, 10:30AM-12PM Capital Blue Store, 2845 Center Valley Parkway, Center Valley Grades: 2-3 Cost: $8/girl Want to be a superhero? Your snacks can be your secret weapon! Learn what snacks are good for you and create a treat to enjoy any time of the day for a quick burst of energy. Finally, using your favorite fruits and veggies, learn how to make a delicious smoothie. All troops must meet girl-adult ratios for their group.

Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. *Includes snacks and Snacks badge.

Let’s Get Playing SATURDAY, MARCH 16, 1-4PM Art Partners Studio 545 E. Lincoln Highway, Coatesville Grades: 2-3 Cost: $25/girl From scavenger hunts to solving mysteries, learn what makes a good game and have fun playing some favorites. Let’s get creative: What happens when you make up your own rules to create a new game from an old one? All troops must meet girl-adult ratios for their group. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. *Includes Making Games badge. Space Science Adventurer THURSDAY, MARCH 21, 5:30-8PM Alvernia University O’Pake Science Center 400 St. Bernardine Street, Reading Grades: 2-3 Cost: $8/girl It’s time to explore our night sky! Learn about the planets of our solar system, the phases of the moon, and star constellations through fun, hands-on activities! You’ll even leave with a how-to guide and materials to continue your space exploration at home! All troops must meet girl-adult ratios for their group.

Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. *Includes Space Science Adventurer badge.

Think Like an Engineer Overnight-Cadettes FRIDAY, MARCH 22, 6PM-SATURDAY, MARCH 23, 8AM Reading Public Museum 500 Museum Road, Reading Grades: 6-8 Cost: $45/girl $15/adult Spend a night at the museum learning all about engineering! Learn what an engineer is and how they use their unique skills to make the world a better place. Learn all about the design process as you make a life vest for a dog, a prosthetic leg for an elephant, and much more! All troops must meet girl-adult ratios for their group. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. All adults must have a satisfactory background check on file to participate in the program.

One adult per group must have Indoor Overnight Skills. *Includes evening snack, light breakfast, and Cadette Think Like an Engineer Journey Award.

DIY Scientists SATURDAY, MARCH 23, 1-4 PM Johnson and Johnson Consumer 7050 Camp Hill Road, Fort Washington Grades: 4-5 Cost: $6/girl Are you ready to bring out your inner DIY skills? Spend a day as a scientist at Johnson and Johnson. Become a formulator and make your own lotion, bath bomb, and ice cream. Of course, you get to eat the ice cream and take home the products you made! Then, become an engineer by collaborating with your sister Girl Scouts to construct a rollercoaster using every day materials. Show off your math skills by estimating the number of songs needed to fill a one-hour play list! All troops must meet girl-adult ratios for their group.

Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. *Includes event patch and snack.

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Shake it Out! SATURDAY, MARCH 23, 10-11AM One Fit Body Leverington Church 6301 Ridge Avenue, Philadelphia Grades: 4-8 Cost: $12/girl Exercise is great for your mind and body, but it can also be fun! Join One Fit Body and learn the basic techniques of yoga and Zumba. Work side by side with the instructor to practice your new skills and learn how yoga and Zumba are used to keep stress levels down and heart rates up! You’ll leave feeling energized and with new poses that you can practice at home.

All troops must meet girl-adult ratios for their group. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. *Completes step 1 of the Staying Fit badge for Juniors.

Daisy Blast-Off SATURDAY, MARCH 23, 10AM-12PM Mad Science of Philadelphia @ Fitzpatrick Rec Center 12501 Torrey Road, Philadelphia Grades: K-1 Cost: $17/girl Reach beyond the sky and shoot for the stars, moon, and sun! Blast off with Mad Science as you discover why sunrises and sunsets are so important, why the moon can sometimes be seen during the day, and how to see the stars up close using a telescope. All troops must meet girl-adult ratios for their group. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. *Includes the Space Science Explorer badge.

Brownie Blast-Off SATURDAY, MARCH 23, 1-3PM Mad Science of Philadelphia @ Fitzpatrick Rec Center 12501 Torrey Road, Philadelphia Grades: 2-3 Cost: $17/girl So much more is out there beyond planet Earth! Blast off with Mad Science as you explore other planets, investigate the moon, and become a stargazer.

Leave with space science knowledge to share with family and friends. All troops must meet girl-adult ratios for their group. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. *Includes the Space Science Adventurer badge. Camp N’ Climb SATURDAY, MARCH 23 8PMSUNDAY, MARCH 24, 10AM Doylestown Rock Gym 3853 Old Easton Rd. Doylestown Grades: 6-12 Cost: $35/girl Feed your hunger for adventure as you strap on your harness and climb! Learn how to tie safety knots and put on a harness alongside Doylestown Rock Gym staff. Then, put your skills to the test as you scale the gym walls! End the night by camping inside of the gym! Helmets and harnesses will be provided for all girls and must be worn while climbing.

Girl/Troops are responsible for all food and sleeping supplies. All troops must meet girl-adult ratios for their group. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. All adults must have a satisfactory background check to participate in the program. At least one adult per group must have completed Indoor Overnight Skills. *Includes Doylestown Rock Gym Patch. Life is aMaze!

SATURDAY, MARCH 23 & SATURDAY, MARCH 30, 1-4PM Exeter Community Library 4565 Prestwick Drive, Reading Grades: 6-8 Cost: $37/girl You’ll be amazed at what you can do! Through games and activities, explore how to have open and honest friendships and steer clear of peer pressure. Learn how to handle your emotions, manage conflicts, and bring inner peace to yourself and your relationships. All troops must meet girl-adult ratios for their group. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. *Includes aMAZE Journey award set.

Talking for Two SUNDAY, MARCH 24, 1-3:30PM St. John’s Lutheran Church 201 East Main Street, Kutztown Grades: K-5 Cost: $7/girl Come out and laugh along with Marian and her cast of zany puppet characters.

You’ll love her mischievous tropical bird, Dudley, and you’ll be amazed when a drawing comes to life! Someone will even become a human puppet! After the show, you’ll enjoy a “behind the scenes” look at her puppets - everything from a life-sized ostrich to her glow-in-thedark characters. Learn how to become a ventriloquist and take a peek at some very unique puppets.

You’ll learn the basics of puppetry and leave with your very own puppet creation! All troops must meet girladult ratios for their group. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. Speak Up, Stand Out SUNDAY, MARCH 24, 1-3PM Vanguard at Camp Valley Forge, Valley Forge Grades: 6-8 Cost: $5/girl Join the professionals of Vanguard and learn important tips to overcome fears of public speaking and how to put your best foot forward. You’ll learn nerve calming techniques and important skills related to volume, speed, and tone. End the session by practicing your new skills! All troops must meet girl-adult ratios for their group.

Individuals girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. *Includes the Public Speaker badge and event patch..

Trekkin’ in Nature SUNDAY, MARCH 24, 10AM-12PM Bowman’s Hill Wildflower Preserve 1635 River Road, New Hope Grades: 2-3 Cost: $14/girl $5/adult Hike through the beautiful Bowman’s Hill Wildflower Preserve and discover unique rock formations and trees that were alive over 200 years ago! Learn how to read a trail map and trail signs as you complete a one-of-akind Girl Scout scavenger hunt. All troops must meet girl-adult ratios for their group. Individual girls must be accompanied by a registered adult. *Includes Hiker badge. Mind, Body, and Yoga!

  • FRIDAY, MARCH 29, 6-7PM One Fit Body Leverington Church 6301 Ridge Avenue, Philadelphia Grades: 9-12 Cost: $12/girl Exercise is great for your mind and body, but it can also be fun! Join One Fit Body and learn the basic techniques of yoga and Zumba. You’ll work side by side with the instructor to practice your new skills and learn how yoga and Zumba are used to keep stress levels down and heart rates up! Leave feeling program guide | Partner-Led Programs 14 gsep.org
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